All people from Spain are considered Hispanic. However, they may be part of any race, including white. More »

The capital of Algeria is Algiers. It is located in north-central Algeria in a large bay in the Mediterranean Sea. Algiers is the largest city in the republic. More »

Some people in the Philippines practice skin whitening because pale skin is historically associated with wealth in Asian culture. Laborers worked outside in the sun while the aristocracy stayed inside and became paler. T... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

People who self-identify as Spanish, Hispanic or Latino can be of any race, but people of Spanish origin typically are classified as white in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The white racial categ... More » World View Social Sciences Population & Demography

The U.S. Census Bureau introduced the term Hispanic in the 1970s to include Americans from Spanish-speaking countries, such as Mexico and Costa Rica. In 2000, the U.S. Census Bureau recognized a need to better describe p... More » World View Social Sciences Population & Demography

According to a 2010 Census Bureau report, the states with the largest white populations include Maine, Vermont, West Virginia and New Hampshire. Each state is said to have at least a 92 percent population that consists o... More »

As of September 2014, the U.S. population is 318 million people and approximately 30 percent, or 95 million, have graduated college with a bachelor’s degree. Another 17 percent, or 54 million, have graduated with an asso... More »